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The Geneva Lake Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of environmentally sensitive lands, open space and the unique character and quality of life of Walworth County, Wisconsin. Working with landowners, and government officials, the Conservancy advocates private and public land use and management decisions that assure responsible growth and protection of natural and historic resources.

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Let’s Celebrate Earth Day’s 50th Birthday with BINGO, a Scavenger Hunt, Conservation@Home, Native Plants and watching the movie Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time.  Click here to find out more about the Conservancy’s Earth Day activities.


During this stressful time, we urge you to go outdoors to enjoy the returning birds and early spring wildflowers. Our Hermansen Woods preserve on South Como Road and our Hansen Preserve on Highway ES are wonderful hikes and White River County Park, Town of Linn Park and Kishwaukétoe Nature Conservancy also offer excellent scenery and trails. An early visit to our Helen Rohner Children's Fishing Park will give you an opportunity to look for tadpoles in our new amphibian pond and small trout in Southwick Creek. More information on many of these preserves and parks is available under the “What We Do” tab, “GLC Public Preserves”.

We are grateful for your support of our mission. In this time of social distancing, we need the physical health benefits and mental wellness offered by nature more than ever before. Thank you for helping to preserve the scenic beauty of Walworth County, which nurtures all of us. We wish you and your families good health in the weeks ahead.

Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park

2020 Summer Schedule of Classes at the Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park

2020 Registration for Fishing Classes at the Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park

Explore the Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park! Try out our new scavenger hunt list and tag us with what you find!

Experience the excitement and joy of catching a brown trout at the Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park.

View the map to see the unique features of the Park from the Thinking Spot, Fishing areas, boardwalk, to the worm digging bin! Explore the children’s classes at the park and read the press release.

Map of the Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park


Helen Rohner Children’s Fishing Park Press Release



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Geneva Lake Conservancy Office
398 Mill Street, P.O. Box 588
Fontana, WI 53125
Phone: (262) 275-5700

Fax: (262) 275-0579



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